About Us

we've been obsessing over sound since 2008!


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e are a group of freelance Sound enthusiasts, that started life as a platform for Jack & William to pursue work as a Sound Recordists/Sound Designers. We have come a long way since, and have our feet firmly on the ground in Glasgow and its dynamic creative industries.
'Sound Design' is an umbrella term for what we do at Elevator, which encapsulates SFX design & track laying, dialogue editing, music composition and Dubbing Mixing. Between us we have garnered many credits spanning feature film, broadcast television, feature documentary, lots of creative promotions and adverts. We have the technical experience to produce broadcast standard content, we have the creative ambition to give our work a spark, and a distinct edge.


OUR EXPERIENCE


When not busy working at Elevator, Jack Coghill co-runs the audio department at TWIG world, which is a multi award winning digital platfirm in the world of education. His freelance work has traverses dubbing mixing, composing, sound synthesis, design, & museum installation.

William Aikman a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art has worked as Sound Designer at leading post houses in Glasgow, he curbs his creative juices through work in Audio based Art installations, his band Star Voyager and outside documentary/film projects.


LOCATION SOUND RECORDING





Both Jack & William are qualified and experienced Sound recordists, recently having worked abroad in Chile and in Africa They have worked extensively on projects for BBC and Scottish broadcaster STV , as well as working as Production Sound Recordist on feature film projects with Black Camel Films and Revolver pictures. See portfolio page for more information.

Sound kit is industry standard- based on the Sound Devices 664 6 channel mixer recorder with timecode etc, kit includes a vast collection of Microphones including Sennheiser MKH60, and 2XAudio LTD radio mic systems. Equipped to take on whatever is thrown at them, maintaining a calm and positive outlook.




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Our Team - Our evolving group of soundies.


Jack Coghill

Sound Recordist & Sound Designer

Jack is a Glasgow based sound engineer with a degree in Music composition from the University of Glasgow, and a Masters in Film Sound from the University of Bournemouth. Jack's background in music, including studies in electronic music composition at University in Berlin, form the base for his creative approach to Sound design and Location Sound recording, his credits span feature films, broadcast documentary and installation work..

William Aikman

Sound Designer

William Aikman a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art has experience working at the leading post houses in Scotland, and curbs his creative juices through work in Audio based Art installations, and outside documentary/film & music projects..

Alfred

Valet

He doesn't really exist.